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Try holding the handle firmly and turning the...

Try holding the handle firmly and turning the bottom bell/housing counter clockwise.
The housing should turn independently of the handle lever.
03-07-18, 01:45 AM
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Posted By Handyone

I would pull out the fridge a little like X...

I would pull out the fridge a little like X posted. The hinge point needs to be a little past the front edge of the counter.
I don't think you have any room to trim or round off the counter.

I'm...
03-06-18, 02:20 PM
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i can't find that particular hinge but might be...

i can't find that particular hinge but might be able to.
Post another picture with the door closed, focusing one the hinge from the outside.
Your hinge is called a partial wrap and replacing it...
03-05-18, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Handyone

it would be easier to add a receptacle rather...

it would be easier to add a receptacle rather than hard-wire.
What I do is buy a metal handy box and install the receptacle. Connect the ground to both the receptacle and the metal box using a...
03-05-18, 11:47 AM
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Posted By Handyone

I'm not an electrician. You are a renter and are...

I'm not an electrician. You are a renter and are being shocked. My advise would be to call the utility company and the city.
Don't worry about what the landlord wants unless he helps immediately. ...
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Posted By Handyone

I couldn't follow your link. Ensure your faucet...

I couldn't follow your link.
Ensure your faucet is not a "touch" faucet. If it is a touch faucet ensure the batteries are fresh and the supply hoses have the required check valves installed between...
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Posted By Handyone

Shutting off the cold water supply will kill the...

Shutting off the cold water supply will kill the hot water also.
Drain the lowest sink, tub, or hose bib after shutting off the water.
The slip repair fitting is perfect for what you want to do. ...
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Posted By Handyone

I have a cabinet lift that utilizes a boat winch...

I have a cabinet lift that utilizes a boat winch as pictured above. It can easily lift 250# or more.
It already comes with the web belting. All you would have to do is figure out how to get the...
03-01-18, 06:55 PM
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Posted By Handyone

Is there no way to connect the drain to a nearby...

Is there no way to connect the drain to a nearby sink? I would check with the building department but I believe you cannot drain anything directly into a main waste line.

You would need an air...
02-28-18, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Handyone

I occasionally use a clamp guide straight edge: ...

I occasionally use a clamp guide straight edge:
http://www.rockler.com/all-in-one-low-profile-contractor-clamps-new-improved-clamps

However scoring the cut line as said is the key. I can cut...
02-28-18, 05:39 PM
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Posted By Handyone

One idea is to build a hollow post/column next to...

One idea is to build a hollow post/column next to the pony wall or notched into the side of the counter top.
Professional counter installers are adept at cutting around obstacles.
The post would...
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Posted By Handyone

https://www.doityourself.com/forum/electrical-ac-d...

https://www.doityourself.com/forum/electrical-ac-dc/534445-how-insert-pictures.html

Yes, pictures of the receptacle wiring might be in order.
02-27-18, 09:20 PM
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Posted By Handyone

I would have the valve replaced as well. Take...

I would have the valve replaced as well. Take advantage of the 30 day warranty. Plumbers are paid to make repairs with no leaks whatsoever.
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Posted By Handyone

If your wainscot is 1/4", cape cod bead board, I...

If your wainscot is 1/4", cape cod bead board, I would install all door casing first.
For the windows I would install the bead board first, then the sill, apron and window casing last.
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Posted By Handyone

Personally I think taking power from a switched...

Personally I think taking power from a switched receptacle is one of the easiest ways to add ceiling lights, especially if you have full access from the attic. Once you have ceiling lights the...
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Posted By Handyone

The valves will not prevent flooding if they...

The valves will not prevent flooding if they won't turn off manually.
There are hoses called "no burst" available. The hose has a check valve and will close automatically if it detects excessive...
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Posted By Handyone

I'm not sure but I believe you need new angle...

I'm not sure but I believe you need new angle stops. A standard angle stop is 3/8" compression and I think you need 3/4" hose threads outlet. 3/4" threads are called garden hose threads or washing...
02-25-18, 07:08 PM
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Posted By Handyone

It looks like you removed the entire soffit in...

It looks like you removed the entire soffit in order to install taller upper cabinets.
Have you considered adding a pantry where the chimney was. A tall pantry with roll out drawers is very...
02-25-18, 02:07 PM
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Posted By Handyone

I would insist the store accepts the return and...

I would insist the store accepts the return and install the correct cook top. There is no reason they cannot accept the return other than they cannot sell it as new, They need to take the loss.
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Posted By Handyone

Here's a box designed to hide guns. The hinges...

Here's a box designed to hide guns. The hinges would not be visible. ...
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Posted By Handyone

Ensure you use a tailpiece washer. Also try...

Ensure you use a tailpiece washer. Also try tightening the tailpiece to the basket before you tighten the trap nut below.
The tailpiece needs to be perfectly straight.
02-10-18, 06:17 PM
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Posted By Handyone

I would recommend a sink top switch, see link. ...

I would recommend a sink top switch, see link.
You will need a constant hot receptacle and an additional faucet hole in the sink.
...
02-09-18, 09:40 PM
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Posted By Handyone

The below link is a guide from the local power...

The below link is a guide from the local power company in my area, it might help.
https://www.sdge.com/sites/default/files/documents/savingenergy_0.pdf

I live in California and would not even...
02-08-18, 12:37 PM
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Posted By Handyone

I would agree on going to New Zealand. Also...

I would agree on going to New Zealand. Also Europe to see the architecture.
Other places I would like to visit is Peru and Cambodia.

I would like to see Lake Titicaca and Machu Picchu. I won't...
02-08-18, 06:47 AM
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Views: 862
Posted By Handyone

You can hook up the dishwasher several ways and...

You can hook up the dishwasher several ways and each is fine.... a separate valve, a dual outlet valve/dual valve, or an angle stop adapter that converts a single outlet valve to dual.
Yes the...
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